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Svetlana Lebedeva

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Career Objective:

My short term goal is to work as a computer graphic designer and artist.
My long term goal is to open a private Art Studio or Gallery.


Stratford Career Institute, Fabruary 2009 Diploma - Interior Decorating
Mount-Royal, Quebec, Canada

Stratford Career Institute, August 2007 Diploma - Art Program
Mount-Royal, Quebec, Canada

Art College, May 1994 Diploma - Art Designer
Sumy, Sumskaya Area, Ukraine

Art College, May 1985 Certification - Art Program
Sumy, Sumskaya Area, Ukraine

High School # 27, May 1981 High School or Equivalent - Certificate
Sumy, Sumskaya Area, Ukraine

Last Work Experience:

Art center "Sobor", Sumy; July, 1998 - June, 2003; Graphic Designer
  • Design magazines, books and other printed editions using Photoshop and
    prepare products for printing.
  • Ensure all printing specifications adhered to.
  • Gather and provide own photo material for a project.
  • Submit ideas for design and prototyping of production.
  • Illustrate books.
  • Using Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw and Quark.

Publishing house "Dankor", Sumy; March 1997 - July 1998; Graphic Designer
  • Design of magazines using Photoshop
  • Graphics for advertisements in newspapers using Corel Draw.

  • I am an accurate and highly organized team player and able to work on my own.
  • Using Adobe Photoshop CS3, Microsoft World, InDesign CS3, Illustrator CS3.
  • Able to provide creative design.
  • Experienced photographer working with digital camera (Canon EOS - Rebel XTi/400D).
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Capable of managing multiple publication projects simultaneously.
  • Able to show initiative and be responsible for gathering support materials.
  • Fully understand how to prepare files for print production.
  • Punctual, co-operative and responsible.
  • Well-organized and effective worker.
  • Able to learn new skills fast.
  • Draw portraits and anything else from photographs using color pencils.
  • Able to speak fluently Russian, Ukrainian and English languages.


Certificate - 2003
The letter in blessing for assiduous works in glory of the sacred church.


Niagara International Children's Society, Canada, Volunteer
February / 2005 - Present

Book store chain "Knigolub", Graphic designer
July / 2000 - August / 2004

Creative architectural workshop "S.Gradil", Ukraine, Artist
March / 2001 - August / 2004

Christian Orthodox Sumy's Diocese, Ukraine, Volunteer
October / 2001 - August / 2004

Last Volunteer Work:

School of Decorative Painting, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,
February / 2005 - Present, Graphic Designer

- Design printed editions using Photoshop and prepare products for printing.
- Gather and provide own photo material for a project.

Christian Orthodox Diocese, Sumy, Sumskaya Area, Ukraine,
October / 2001 - August / 2004 Graphic Designer/ Artist

- Design different printed editions using Photoshop and prepare products for printing.
- Participated in religious art exhibitions.

Sumy's Regional Amatory Organization of Fine Arts, Sumy, Sumskaya Area, Ukraine, October / 2002 - Present; President


  • June 2012 - Art Around The Market, Toronto, "Art For All Canada"
  • August 2010 - RHYTHM journal
  • March 2009 - Metro Hall, Toronto, "Art For All Canada"
  • February 2009 - A Published Gallery
  • November 2008 - Ancaster, "Ancaster Lions Club"
  • July 2008 - Dundas, "Cactus Festival"
  • August 2006 - Hamilton, "ParkerPearce" Gallery: Group Show "Shock"
  • June 2006 - Hamilton, "ParkerPearce" Gallery: Group Show "Jangle Scenes"
  • March 2004 - Sumy. Showroom of the Sumy branch of the Union of artists of Ukraine. Group "The spring"
  • August 2001 - Sumy, Regional Philharmonic Society, Personal;
  • May 2001 - Romny, Romny's Historical Museum, Personal;
  • April 2001 - Sumy, Shop Gallery " UMC ", Personal;
  • May 1999 - Sumy, Book Shop Gallery " Kobzar ". With Art Group " Diogenes "
  • April 1999 - Sumy, Art Center "Sobor". Group Show "Friends, Our Union is Wonderful " Tatiana Lutzik, Svetlana Demyanik, Margarita Moskvicheva.


Photography, Art, Children, People, Traveling, Music, using Computers, Movies,
Animation, Animals, Collecting, Claude Monet, Spiritual Life, Antoni Gaudi, Agni Yoga,
I am Orthodox Christian.
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